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From the Provost and Chief Academic Officer’s Desk

March 21, 2022 | Vol. 2,  Issue 3

Dear Colleagues,

Like many of you, “how” questions dominate my day. Our problem solving ranges in scale from the specific, “How can I support a teammate with a need?” to the general, “How are we going to transform our school?” At each level, individual through institution, the answers to how we operate are critical to those impacted and our success. Yet, despite this importance, I spend so much time on the “how” that sometimes I fear I forget the “why.” Over the last ten days, the why has come into sharp focus through two experiences.

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